Pritam at creative best in 'Mausam' (Music Review)

By Ruchika Kher

Film: "Mausam"; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricist: Irshad Kamil; Singers: Shahid Mallya, Mika Singh, Pankaj Kapoor, Hans Raj Hans, Rashid Khan, Karsan Sargathia, Tochi Raina, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Wadali Brothers, Lehmber Hussainpuri and Hard Kaur; Rating: *** 1/2

When a talented actor like Pankaj Kapoor turns director, expectations are bound to be high. So while the first look of Kapoor's "Mausam" is already making waves, its music too has potential to strike a chord with the audience.

The album contains 13 tracks but the surprise element is the delightful compositions by composer Pritam, who has gone out of his comfort zone and churned an album that is rich in traditional sounds and mind-blowing vocals by some of the best singers in